Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0024

Category: Harpoon

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Bone, walrus ivory and steel.

Description: Harpoon foreshafts and points of the style utilized by the Central Eskimo of Northern Canada.

Dimensions: Length 16.75 inches


The top harpoon point was brought back to England by the British ethnologist, Joseph Banks.


Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008

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